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Samsung Might Not Launch A Bixby Speaker After All

07/20/2017, Following the success of the Amazon Echo, we saw it spawn devices like the Google Home and the Apple HomePod. Given Samsung’s competitive nature, it was reported that Samsung might have something similar in the works that would be powered by Bixby....

Google Home Will Now Play Uploaded Songs From Play Music

07/13/2017, While Google Home is a perfectly fine device and a good alternative to the Amazon Echo, especially if you prefer Google’s services, there are some limitations when it comes to music playback, where for now users have been limited to playing songs in the...

Next-Gen Amazon Echo Could Be More Like Apple’s HomePod

07/12/2017, It probably goes without saying that Amazon led the way and kicked off the trend of smart speakers with their Echo series of devices. This led to companies such as Microsoft, Google, and even Apple to follow suit with their own devices, but now a report...

Smart Home Speaker Alerts Police To Domestic Assault

07/09/2017, These days smart speakers are gaining in popularity, which we guess had a lot to do with Amazon’s Echo series of devices that helped to kick things off. This has led to several prominent tech companies to follow suit with their own speakers, such as...

Google Home Bluetooth Streaming Update Rolling Out For Some Users

07/03/2017, Judging from how Google Home was clearly inspired by the Amazon Echo series of smart speakers, it does seem odd that for whatever reason, Google decided that they would disable Bluetooth audio streaming on the device. Instead users who owned the Google...

Google Home More Accurate Than Alexa At Answering Your Questions

06/26/2017, The launch of the first Amazon Echo was surprising in a couple of different ways. For starters a smart speaker with a virtual assistant was something not many people had expected Amazon to have been working on. Secondly the ease of use of the Echo and...

Amazon Echo Devices To Get Intercom Support

06/26/2017, The thing about Amazon’s Echo devices is that for the most part they’re relatively affordable and they don’t take up a lot of space, especially if you have the Echo Dot. This means that you could place multiple units around the home and have access...

Amazon Beats Out Sonos As Leading WiFi Speaker Brand

06/20/2017, When you think of Amazon, you might think of a giant online retailer that sells all kinds of things. You might also think of a company that sells ebooks and e-readers such as the Kindle, but not many would associate Amazon as a speaker company. However it...

Users Can Now Block Calls And Messages On The Amazon Echo

06/13/2017, The ability to block calls and messages from contacts you don’t want to hear from seems like a pretty basic feature that most communication devices and services offer. However oddly enough such a feature was missing from the Amazon Echo, at least until...

Samsung Reportedly Working On A Smart Speaker Of Their Own

06/07/2017, One of the key features that was launched with the Samsung Galaxy S8 was Bixby, Samsung’s take on an AI-based assistant software for the smartphone, but it looks like Bixby could soon be moving on from smartphones and into other devices. According to a...

Electrostatic ‘Expanse Speakers’ Launched On Indiegogo

05/22/2017, When you think of speakers, chances are you might think of speakers with cone-shaped drivers that are pretty much what you would expect from the majority of commercially available speakers today. However there also exists electrostatic speakers which are...

Apple Patent Hints At Plans For A Siri-Powered Speaker

05/16/2017, Following the success of the Amazon Echo and after seeing Google launch Google Home, it did not really strike us as a surprise to hear rumors that Apple could be working on something similar as well. In fact the latest rumors are suggesting that the...

Did Samsung Just Patent A Bixby Speaker?

05/11/2017, So for the past few years, wearable technology was all the rage, but if there is one thing we’ve started to notice it is that thanks to Amazon’s success with the Amazon Echo, we’re starting to see more companies put out similar products, and now it...

Amazon Open To Having Apple Music On The Echo

05/09/2017, The Amazon Echo is essentially a speaker with a built-in assistant in the form of Alexa, and with the launch of the new Amazon Echo Show which is basically the Echo with a touchscreen display, Amazon has also announced that the new device will be capable...